Over $1 million in Grants to Fight Poverty in Sonoma County

Growing economic uncertainty is stretching local nonprofits to their limits. They’re working hard to help an influx of new clients who need support physically, mentally, and financially.

The sharp rise in the cost of living has led to financial stress among low-income families struggling to make ends meet. Many of our neighbors are experiencing food insecurity and lack the resources to pay the soaring gas costs necessary for transit to work while still covering the growing costs of rent, utility bills, medical fees, and other urgent financial needs.

To help address the crisis this spring, our Community Impact Team recently granted over $1 million dollars to 50 local nonprofit organizations dedicated to supporting our local community. These grants, made through our Julia L. Grant Fund for Basic Human Needs and our Sonoma County Resilience Fund, are helping to address critical shortfalls in our community’s support network.

The grants made will allow organizations to provide aid to struggling families and individuals living in Sonoma County. Grants include:

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